Grid Computing in ALICE @ LHC
(Funding Agency: DAE-DST, Govt. of India: Rs. 56 Lakhs (XII Plan period))
Dr. Raghunath Sahoo: Principal Investigator
Faculty, IX DST SERC School on Experimental High Energy Physics, IIT
Madras, December 2013.
Convener, Correlations and Fluctuations Physics Analysis Group, ALICE-
Member, ALICE Collaboration Board at LHC, CERN, Switzerland.
Member, CBM Collaboration Board at FAIR Experiment, GSI, Germany.
Established High Energy Experimental Group at IIT Indore with highest
external funding. Establishment of a Tier-2 Center for Computing, at
IIT Indore in pipeline.
Registering Authority, Indian Grid Certification Authority (IGCA) for
More than 150 publications in experimental high energy nuclear physics.
More than 10 publications in High Energy Phenomenology.
Co-authored a Book Chapter on Quark-Gluon Plasma published by Springer-Verlag publications.
Presently guiding 4-Ph.D. students, 3-Project students and have guided
one Master’s students.
Have received INFN-Italy, CNRS-France Research Fellowships, Feinberg Fellowship, Israel and UGC-CSIR NET qualified for Physical
An active researcher in international collaborations like STAR at
RHIC, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA and ALICE at LHC, CERN,
Made presentations (more than 40) in major national and international
Expertise on detector fabrication (PMD-gas detector for photon measurement in heavy ion collisions).
Expertise in detector R&D, fabrication, operation, data analysis, software development for large scale experiments
including detectors like Photon Multiplicity Detector (PMD), Time Projection Chamber (TPC),
Barrel Electromagnetic Calorimeter (BEMC), Silicon Strip Detector (SSD) and Silicon Pixel Detector (SPD).
12+ years of experience in programming with Linux and C++.
10+ years of experience in data taking as a detector operator in STAR and ALICE Experimental control rooms.
10+ years of experience in monitoring of data quality and data analysis in
heavy-ion collisions both at Brookhaven National Laboratory(BNL), USA and LHC, CERN experiments.